parenting

How to Help Your Child Fight School Fatigue

School fatigue is a very common disorder in children. It consists of the exhaustion and fatigue students feel due to homework and school assignments. School fatigue can be caused by sleepiness, boredom, physical exhaustion, or harassment, among other things. This…

Grades: a Guide for Parents

As soon as children begin school, many begin to worry about their grades. When you receive their report card, there may be emotions of joy or frustrating disappointments. Parents take their children’s grades very seriously as if it were an…

When Childhood Stress Is Caused by Parents

Nowadays, many of us live life at a very fast pace. When we succeed in life, we can become uncontrollably demanding. This fast pace in life often affects our children and causes childhood stress. As a parent, your fast pace…

The Sad Reality of Perinatal Grief

Perinatal grief is what happens when a baby dies before or a few days after birth. It’s an intense pain that takes the woman, her partner and the family by surprise. The pregnant woman has made up her mind about the…

5 Tips for Raising a Healthy Teenager

Let’s face it: being a teenager isn’t easy. If your teenager is having troubles, don’t worry: it’s probably a product of the way they see the world during this stage in their life. It’s important to support them through their…

Why You Shouldn’t Circumcise Your Baby

When you give birth to a baby boy, there are a lot of different opinions about a crucial issue: what to do about the foreskin of the penis. Pediatricians don’t always agree: there are those who think it’s necessary to…

How to React When Children Bite

It’s common that children bite during a phase that occurs between two to three years of age. This occurs when they start to have emotions they didn’t have previously (such as anger, frustration, or jealousy) and don’t know how to…

What to do about Disobedient Children

Disobedient children can be a headache for parents. Childhood is one of the happiest and most challenging times for every parents. There are many stages, challenges and changes that they must face together. Meanwhile, they must try to maintain the…

Teach a Child What to Do if They Get Lost

Losing a child is every parent’s worst nightmare. Whether it be in a public space or in your own neighborhood, it’s a situation that no family should have to go through. However, it happens more than we would like to…

Four Problems of Being an Only Daughter

From birth, an only daughter may become spoiled at home and become mom and dad’s little princess. As a result, her parents may be overprotective. They may also make an extra effort to take care of her needs, since she’s…

Five Alternatives to Punishment for Children

Did you know that punishment isn’t the only way to make your child learn a lesson? There are alternatives to punishment that foster better child development. Various psychologists agree that yelling or spanking only work in the short term. Since…

My Baby Always Wants To Be Held. Why?

My baby always wants to be held.  Many mothers recognize this.  Some mothers are ecstatic, and others are surprised. But why is this? At birth, a baby can’t recognize who their mother is. However, from their first breath, they instinctively…

How To Help Your Baby Sleep Better

When a baby is first born, they won’t develop a fixed sleep pattern until they’re about six months old. Until then, they’ll generally sleep every three hours and wake up crying. Naturally, you want to know what you can do…

6 Signs of Affective Deprivation in Children

Kisses, hugs, caresses, and advice are signs of affection that parents must show their children to prevent affective deprivation. Overall, showing affection to children contributes to healthy  psycho-social development. Children’s development depends almost entirely on the parents, or adults in charge. This…

The Benefits of Making Homemade Baby Food

There are many benefits to making your own homemade baby food at home. First of all, it’s more affordable, and secondly, it’s 100% natural. The nutritional benefits will vary depending on what kinds of fruits and vegetables you use to…

Couple Life After Having a Child

“It doesn’t seem that hard.” Many couples think this when they meet a newborn baby. However, when the time comes for them to taste what life after having a child actually is like, the little changes begin to disrupt the…